byBishop, Rufus; Wells, Seth Y. (Seth Youngs); Avery, Giles B. (Giles Bushnell), 1815-1890; MacLean, J. P. (John Patterson), 1848-1939, former owner. DLC; Shaker Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
"[Collected] by Rufus Bishop, in 1812, and revised by Seth Y. Wells ... sometimes called 'The secret book of the elders'"--Cf. MacLean Topics: Lee, Ann, 1736-1784, Lee, William, 1740-1784, Whittaker, James, 1751-1787, Shakers, Shakers, Shaker...